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Grant Recipients

2011— Ms. Diane DuPre, Holistic Healing Practitioner, Allentown, PA

 

Diane received a grant to study with world-renowned healer and therapist, Ute Arnold, founder of Unergi, a technique which integrates the healing of the body with psychotherapy.

2013— Myrna Brind Center of Integrative Medicine, Jefferson University Medical College, Philadelphia, PA

 

Myrna Brind Center of Integrative Medicine received a grant for an externship for Dr. Lauren Rouleau, MD/PhD, to research and report on the efficacy of utilizing intra-venous vitamin C infusions in the treatment of pancreatic cancer.

2012— KenCrest Centers, Pottstown, PA

 

KenCrest Centers received a grant to assist with  a vocational program designed to train developmentally disabled children and adults in gardening and how to market their locally grown flowers and food products.

2014 - Dr. Arlene Curley, Founder and Director, Greenshire Institute for Holistic Studies, Quakertown, PA

 

Dr. Arlene Curley received a grant for research and development of an integrated technique, called Onerayki (honor-ray-kee) – a therapy which she has developed to combine energy healing techniques  with traditional counseling to heal the body, mind, and spirit.

2015 - Ula Pasternak, Director,

The Unity Center for Healing and Empowerment

Phoenixville, PA

 

Ula Pasternak received a grant for the study of "Holistic and Spiritual Reconfiguration from Substance Abuse."  The healing system is based on restoring the memory of how sacred, powerful and holy our emotional and mental energy bodies are and how to return to our sense of Godliness with all its powers and privileges.

2016 - Myrna Brind Center for Integrative Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

Myrna Brind Center for Integrative Medicine received a grant to pay tuition for two people requiring financial assistance to attend the Institute's Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Program.

2017 - Unite For HER, West Chester, PA

Unite for HER covers the cost of up to 12 therapy sessions for women with breast cancer. Modalities UFH recommends are: Acupuncture, Massage Therapy, Reiki, Private Yoga Sessions, Professional Counseling, In-home cooking + grocery shopping, YMCA 6-month single membership + 3 personal training session.

 

2018 - Sebastian Riding Associates, Montgomery County, PA

This year we are pleased to announce that we have made a grant to the Sebastian Riding Associates, an equestrian facility in Montgomery County that offers therapy programs for children and adults living with a variety of physical, mental health, and intellectual disabilities.  The focus of the program is a safe, fun and healthy approach to growth and rehabilitation through equine activities and riding.  Our grant has been specifically designated to provide two “Ride-Free” 22-week program scholarships for two adolescents who are recovering from PTSD, which, sadly, has become a prevalent disorder of our youth today.

 

2019 - MANNA, Philadelphia, PA

MANNA is a leader in evidence-based nutrition services, bringing together dietitians, chefs, drivers, and thousands of volunteers to cook and deliver nutritious, medically tailored meals and provide self-empowering nutritional counseling to neighbors who are battling life-threatening illnesses such as cancer, renal disease, and HIV/AIDS.